WASHINGTON – Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Rand Paul (R-KY), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced legislation that would amend the Arms Export Control Act to prohibit the export of certain weaponized unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
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WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today announced that the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights will hold a hearing on October 7 at 2:30 p.m., entitled “Oversight of the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws.”

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons and Justice Department Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Makan Delhrahim will both testify at this customary oversight hearing.
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WASHINGTON - Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) sent a letter to the CEOs of Alphabet, Facebook, Squarespace, and Twitter Thursday asking each company to identify and justify their content moderation process.

“I am specifically concerned about corporations using their power unilaterally to silence opinions they dislike and thus warp the public debates their platforms present to the American people,” the letter reads.
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WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), along with Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Sasse (R-NE), and Mike Braun (R-IN) today sent a letter to President Trump expressing their concerns regarding the Medicaid “maintenance of effort” (MOE) provision that was included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
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WASHINGTON - Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and nine Republican colleagues sent a letter to President Trump Thursday, asking him to do everything in his power to prevent state and local governments from discriminating against Americans seeking to exercise their First Amendment right to practice their religion.
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Congress recently passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. I am proud to announce several important amendments to the final bill that are sure to benefit Utah and the nation.

My Allied Burden Sharing Report amendment, adopted into the NDAA, will require the Department of Defense (DoD) to submit a report on the contributions made by our allies to our common defense. It will allow Congress to perform its oversight over U.S. defense agreements with our allies to know whether they are paying their share of the costs associated with our mutual defense strategy.
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